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There are events for just about every age and interest at the Book Festival, bringing readers and writers together for inspiration, entertainment and discussion. Around 1000 authors appear in over 800 events, including novelists, poets, scientists, sportsmen, illustrators, comics creators, historians, musicians, biographers, Nobel and Booker prize-winners and many more besides.

David Keenan & David F Ross

Post-Punk’s Not Dead

Saturday 19 August 8:30pm - 9:30pm

The decade that taste often forgot is brought back to some kind of life in new literary adventures from the two Scottish Davids, Keenan and Ross. This Is Memorial Device from Keenan follows a bunch of small town misfits forming a mythical 80s post-punk...